On short notice, he created the bird-on-a-guitar design that advertised the 1969 festival — and became a symbol of the era.
“It Was Vulgar & It Was Beautiful,” by Jack Lowery, recounts the daring efforts of Gran Fury to bring attention and resources to the cause.
Nick Relph’s new book, “Eclipse Body & Soul Syntax,” collects years of digital street scans of New York City construction posters, an eerie portrait of a supersizing metropolis.
Renato Casaro’s hand-drawn art has hooked movie audiences around the world since the 1950s. Tarantino and Stallone are big fans. One secret to his success? “You can’t cheat.”
A new show in Manhattan displays the visceral posters for the gonzo journalist’s “Freak Power” campaign in 1970.
A widespread but illegal campaign by a group calling itself “the Gluers” uses posters to denounce violence against women. It has become an effective — and ubiquitous — tool to raise awareness.
Doug Leen has made it his life’s work to discover, restore and reproduce W.P.A. renderings of America’s threatened public lands.
An octopus guiding a ship. Trump perched on a moon. The Boyfriend Cliff. It’s not a fever dream, it’s the governor’s “New York Tough” display.
The retro political artwork on “New York Tough” is peak Cuomo, summing up the state’s battle against the coronavirus. But is it art?
In his graphic designs, he mingled Dürer with de Chirico, Breuer with Klimt, Islamic ornament with African textiles.
He also created the famous poster of Bob Dylan with psychedelic hair, was a co-founder of New York magazine and produced designs for everything from supermarkets to restaurants to “Mad Men.”
With assists from Shepard Fairey and Maira Kalman, graphic designers and illustrators are creating striking visual messages of safety and gratitude.